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secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introduction -- no, i get to say something. i get to say something. as everyone in
district titles four, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was nothing in the beginning. for 20 years that i work in the school district helping the children understand that their heritage was important, and important to be proud of being indian, and so that gave them reasons to study harder and to be a better student and stay in school. where you come from is important and what your background is and your family, so we have to have indian education. i don't think i'm a hero. i just
education and jobs and surl celebration and bring to you jesse jackson who will speak to you and how we pay the price for peace in this city. [applause] >> amos, are you presenting me with the quilt? i want my quilt. i want my quilt. i am delighted to be here with you today. so many years ago i met -- dr. king and i went to minnesota and reverend amos was then pastoring in minnesota before the snow chased him to san francisco and knew dr. king and his father and had a class in moore house of seven students. dr. brown and members of the class and knew them before and before then and he brings a lean yaj of struggle to the table every time he speaks with tremendous morale authority and stroke couldn't stop him for fight wg great power. [applause] i want to thank mayor ed lee for convening the family. for all the times we think of leading from the front. often you lead from the center. you have the power to convene the family, to look at a family crisis and think it through, and it figure it out, and if we can get out of our own's self way we might find solutions to a problem that is
bringing the film and educating, training professional development largely thriewr our partnership with them and provides that to school districts and classrooms across the country for free, so educators can sign up, and if they agree to do the training and to take it seriously and embed it with the kids and the adults in the community we provide them with oftentimes busing, but often free tickets so they can see the film outside of school and make it an event and that is our project "1 million kids". we're doing it in a big way here in the bay area thanks to the leadership in this community. yep and oakland and all over. it's just awesome and in cleveland and right now we have 13,000 students across the basin in salt lake city are seeing it, and does have impact and the impact is largely i would say it creates a sense of agreement. the biggest thing that bully does or the big service the film has is gives everyone a unified collective science of agreement to which they roll up the sleeves and get busy creating change and has been really exciting. i building we already i belie
francisco" and we believe that a right to a education is i social justice issue and if you deny that you're denying their civil rights. that's how we feel about being proactive. now there is a line of demarcation happens and we want to be proactive i know jill is looking at me. when the event happens and there is harm that occurs we believe in restorative practices and repairing the harm. we don't believe in kicks kids out of school. that's not a solution. we are an educational institution. we go through this process and the perpetrator understands the damage and make it right to the victim. it's not okay shake hands. it's a whole process. you talk about it and process what is happening and people follow up on that, so we very much believe in this restorative process in san francisco and how do we know? because of the indicators that should be going up are going up and the others are going down. our truancies are down. suspensions are down and students in class is going up. thank you for being here. [applause] >> okay. that's okay. you jumped ahead to several of my questions s
that the education system must instill the value of strong minds and that brings strong change. take your child to school. meet your child's teachers. exchange numbers. turn the tv off at night. take a report card every nine weeks and take your child to religious celebration once a week. most of the violence is from the bottom up, not top down. mothers say something like "i'm going to beat you boy. i'm going to beat you so the police don't have to do it one day". it was their own way of saying get some home training, some home cultivation is a big fact in the social order and we must restore homes but unemployed parents don't do as good job as parents with jobs. i'm all about welfare back to work. there are four steps involved. one the parents must have day care. if you leave the child without day care you're called an unfit parent and are arrested. you need day care. you need transportation and job training and a job. you need those four steps. what gives you an advantage in san francisco with the mayor across the bay and mayor lee here you have leaders that care. we have leaders h
protection. the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> reporter: education secretary, duncan, in his first public remarks since the shooting says the fashion's overall gun policy needs a change. >> one disturbed young man was mad at the world. i can not help but wonder what he might have done or how it would have been different if he did not have access to those guns. >>> president barack obama observed his own moment of silents days after his call for a panel to address gun policy. hoping no community has to endure newtown's heartbreak again. in washington, ktvu channel 2 news. >> shame on the nra! >> reporter: code pink protesters disrupted that rifle association press conference in wash wash twice. demonstrators held up signs saying nra, blood on your hands and the nra is killing our kids. critics are blasting today's response about making schools safer. ahead in 9 minutes bay area educators tell fuss more guns would -- teleus more guns would better protect our students -- tell us more guns would better protect our students. >>> a twist on the gun buy ba
the federal funding, and the school's alleged misuse of that money. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. tonight, we reached the district spokesman out of spoke. >> we dispute the notion or the finding that we have misappropriately handled funds. >> reporter: we questioned the school's use of federal money to pay his wife and son as teachers. >> the wife gets paid $100 an hour for her duties as a developmental teacher. that sounds a little excessive. >> it does. i'm not aware of their particular compensation levels. >> it's all in your documents that you've approved, that the school district has approved. then you have robert lacy jr. and he gets paid $40 an hour. is that all acceptable? >> really, it's -- it's according to the program guidelines. >> reporter: the department of education ruled it was inappropriate. >> would you hire these people for the oakland public schools? >> we would not hire them for the oakland public schools but we are under different jurisdiction and different regulations. >> reporter: well
, the district spends $5 million a year on security overall, money it would rather be spending on educating children. >>> congress has left town for the holidays. and president obama made a plea today for a bipartisan agreement to prevent going over the fiscal cliff. >> the american people are a lot more sensible and a lot more that you feel and much more willing to compromise and give and sacrifice and act responsibly than their elected representatives are. >> when congress resumes, there will be just four days to come up with an agreement. >>> the oakland school district is facing allegations of mishandling federal money. it's being told to pay back thousands of dollars. an audit was conducted after a cbs 5 investigation questioned how a private school was getting federal money. how the district is defending its actions. >> reporter: for years, this private religious school has received thousands of dollars in federal funds, $50,000 just this year doled out by the oakland unified school district. it's the school that sends its students out to bart stations to solicit money, sometimes late
. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. we reached the district spokesman out of state. >> we dispute the notion or finding that we have misused funds. >> the wife gets paid a hundred dollars an hour for her duties there as a developmental teacher. that sounds a little -- >> it does. i'm not aware of their particular conversation levels. >> the school district is approved. and you have robert lacy junior, and he get paid $40 an hour. >> right. >> is that acceptable? >> really it's according to the guidelines. >> reporter: the department of education review ruled it was inappropriate. the district insists that's an interpretation of a law it's appealing. >> would you hire these people for the oakland public schools? >> we would not hire them. we are under a different jurisdiction and different regulations. >>> the school district insists it has followed the guidelines; but after our reports, the district cut off the federal funds. the saint andrew and the fbi has stepped in to question a possible misuse of federal mone
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will hold more safety education in those schools to teach kids how to dial with the traffic and cut down some of the risky moves you saw. >> katie: bay area charity has put out a holiday wish list and it's in dire need of christmas hams. st. anthony's foundation needs to collect 500 hams so it can serve traditional christmas dinner. it made a similar appeal for curbing can i and was able to surpass its -- for turkeys and was able to is your sur pass its goal. >> you still have just a few hours to make sure bay area kids get a toy for christmas. east palo alto police department is asking for last minute donations. department provides more than 1500 toys to families every year. organizers so far have come up short this year. bring donations to east palo alto stil city hall until 9:00 this morning and toys will be handed out an hour later at 10:00. for most on that drive and others, go to abc7news.com and click on see it on tv. hopefully everyone will get what they need over the next few days. everyone needs an umbrella. >> lisa: we have thunderstorms in the area and high surf advisory. a l
education? because they know if they want to get ahead, they've got to embrace that diversity. if they want to continue to be a fortunes 50 company, there's got to embrace diversity. similarly if we want to get down to the local level and address this issue, we've got to teach our kids that the sooner that you embrace difference and understand that your muslim classmate or your seat classmate or your gay classmate or your limited english professor classmate might be tomorrow's ceo or today's best friend of yours, the better off we will be. you have a leg up, having done about 30 jury trials across this country and seen interactions between people of diverse backgrounds. >> and here we try to celebrate, not just embrace, our diversity. celebrate all our interesting diversity but also celebrate the things that bind us together. ruslyn, does can urriculum need to change or is that not yet where you are. >> the federal government can't -- 10th amendment. >> change it. >> that would be federal overreach. >> well stated. >> no, but, but, so we are not funding or digging into can
educated middle class on one camp and the so-called islamists and majority of the illiterate part on the other side. that's not the way we expected after the uprising. we need a charter that unifies people that not talking about controversial issues like role, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, freedom of worship but talk about science, technology, health care, that is what people compare about. we are going through difficult time that the economy is falling apart, standard and poor downgraded us to a d minus. not in the greatest shape. we need to see a way to move forward. but it is difficult time right now. >> ifill: but if these numbers hold, it looks like pretty significant victory for the muslim brotherhood, was this silent majority that was speaking? >> i'm not sure it's a silent majority. you have islamists which is probably like 30% of the country the rest are as you know, one-third of the country is illiterate. they are being told that this is stability. i think they have right to think that way. going through turbulent time for two years, if you tell them this
civilian community corps has a home in southeast baltimore in the former educational building of the sacred heart school. >> the educational buildings and the convent and rectory will house those young men and women who will devote their life to service. >>reporter: americorps is a national full-time where those 18 to 21 years old serve a 10- month term national disasters, conservation, as well as urban and rural development. in exchange they get credit and vouchers toward paying down educational debt. >> i think it's important that every young man and woman has a chance to serve their country and i was looking forward to having some adventures. >> i traveled across 21 states, serving 12 serving on disaster calls from tornado, fire, flood and hurricane. >>reporter: this new center in dundalk will house more than 240 volunteers. >> 460 members have given more than 90,000 hours of service since 2009 and that's 90,000 hours spent making baltimore better, safer, stronger. >>reporter: the area is thrilled to have them. in dundalk, wjz eyewitness
as it is. instead, they're focusing on educating kids about the games they play. >> parents and just the community, we really gotta tell our kids, that you know, it's just video games. you don't do this in real life, you know what i'm saying? i mean, don't take the video games too seriously. that's not real life. >> in a press conference yesterday, the nra said violent movies and video games, not guns, are largely to blame for mass shootings. >>> the final three funerals were held today for victims of the connecticut school massacre. seven-year-old josephine gay liked peanut butter and the color purple. anna marquez green was carried to the church where a thousand friends gathered. and family and friends of six- year-old emily parker wore her favorite color, pink, to her funeral. newtown's police chief and captain were among the first responders at sandy hook elementary school following the shooting rampage. the two of them sat down with elaine to describe what they say that day. >> we needed to break into the school to get in, because the back doors are secured. >> how did you get i
celebration. >>> set back for california educators looking for help. >>> good morning welcome back everybody. 4:54. a little rain in san francisco that is heading to oakland and alameda, full forecast coming a bit of a break in the rain ahead, that's all it is, a break. >> happy kwanzaa. the first day of the seven day festival honoring african-american heritage and culture in the bay area the largest celebration for families will get underway at 10 at the discovery museum in sausalito. the festival was created in 1966 by cal-state university professor. kwanzaa focuses on seven principles, unity, purpose, creativity and faith. >> wonderful, the season continues, as does the rain. we'll check in with mike. >> you say that with such bated breath. >> yes, sorry to sound negative. >> i understand, you are not the only one talking about it. great highway getting light shower across the golden gate to the marin headlands here's the rain on the bayside of san francisco across the bay bridge towards berkeley and oakland going to get slick there very soon. you can see down to l.a. we have lower elevat
are cheating, you told her. >> educated guess. [ laughing ] [ talking over each other ] >> i want a recount. >> 4:45. >>> embarcadero with the lights on beautiful drive into the city when you can see this especially against the backdrop of dry weather which is what we have. cloud cover stubborn kept temperatures up and frost from forming in many areas. let's talk about temperatures 40 livermore and fairfield, 41 concord. 42 napa. 43 san jose everybody else mid to upper 40s, half moon bay 50. 50 monterey, everybody else in the upper 30s to mid 40s around the bay and inland. brighter and dry today, light rain possible tomorrow and lingering showers saturday, very, very small storm, moisteÑ starved storm may be a better way to say it, dry pattern more than one day, sunday through tuesday. high pressure is dominating our weather. a lot of moisture in the middle parts of the atmosphere, as this high moves in and takes over today, we won't have rain and we'll have mostly sunny conditions. by tomorrow evening, we are starting to see steadier rain develop, we'll have sprinkles tomorrow morning thr
in life, to educate young people. each one teach one. >> reporter: she prays a lot she says and everyday she does something for someone else. everyday. >> that was wendy reporting. students rising above helped selena get through usf and this year will help 60 teens like her. >>> the rain is coming down. trouble on the roadways. lawrence has more information. >> a white knuckle ride coming in today. i saw wrecks coming in. it is very dangerous outside. if you are headed out, be careful. we have seen heavy rainfall especially this morning. it has been dumping around the bay area, lightning strikes with more to come. let's go outside in san jose, very soggy start to this saturday as the rain has really been coming down overnight. very heavy rainfall, strong gusty winds. some gusts over 50 miles per hour. our high def doppler radar has been tracking storm system and continues to show plenty rain outside. you can see pockets of yellows and oranges as a severe line pummels parts of the area now. you can see toward fairfield, napa, very heavy rainfall there, possibility of thunderstorms embedde
there's just too much violence in their community as it is. instead, they're focusing on educating kids about the games they play. >> as parents and as just the community, we've really gotta tell our kids, that, you know, it's just video games. you don't do this in real life. i mean, don't take the video games too seriously. that's not real life. >> in a press conference yesterday, the nra said violent movies and video games, not guns, are largely to blame for mass shootings. >>> there are smiles on hundreds of kids faces, all because of an annual holiday party that was a big success this year. >>> and a guardian angel answers the call for help. the rescue, caught on camera. >>> speaking of freezing, on the first full day of winter, another storm is set to pound the pacific. we'll have the forecast after the break. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> hundreds of happy kids tonight, thanks to a massive toy giveaway in the south bay. the 26th all holiday party in san jose attracted 1700 families to the santa clara county fairgrounds. parents of kids in need were able to pick out gifts and food for the holiday
. that's why we want everyone to educate themselves. >> the two victims were in the frigid waters for more than a half an hour before rescuers were able to pull them out. rescuers tried to perform cpr, but it was too late. >>> some concern for people living near yuvis reservoir near morgan hill. the reservoir maxed out at its 3.2 trillion-gallon capacity earlier this week. people living downstream were alerted by phone to keep an eye on yuvis creek. the reservoir hit spillway level on wednesday, and as of last night it was still pouring thousands of gallons of water per minute down the creek. >>> an expensive hotel in san francisco was evacuated at around 11:00 last night. police say the intercontinental hotel was hosting a high school event that got out of control. there was some sort of fight that broke out which led to someone spraying pepper spray. no word yet on what exactly happened or if anyone was arrested. the guests were let back in shortly after the hotel was evacuated. >>> we have breaking news out of russia. we're learning a passenger plane caught fire after it fai
education to teach kids how to deal with the traffic and cut down on risky moves you saw. >> katie: bay area charity has but the put out a holiday wish list and dire need of christmas hams. they need to collect 500 hams before tuesday for their christmas dinner. they made a similar appeal for turkeys before thanksgiving. st. anthony's serves thousands of meals a day. donations can be dropped off the dining room on golden gate avenue. >> you still have a few hours to make sure that bay area kids get a toy for christmas. east palo alto police department are asking for last minute donations to help with the 14th annual toy drive. department provides more than 1500 toys to families every year but organizers have come up short. you can bring donations to east palo alto city hall until 9:00 this morning and the families are being handed out at 10:00 a.m. for more information for the drive go to abc7news.com. >> katie: we are on storm watch this morning. it's messy out there. >> oh, my, wind gusts at sfo, 54 miles an hour. we have thunderstorms, lightning and very heavy rain. here is a look outside
line on the crosswalk is four to six weeks. and there will be more safety education in those five schools and try to cut down on risky moves you saw. >> a bay area charity has put out the holiday wish list and in dire need of christmas hams. st. anthony's needs to collect 500 hams before tuesday so it can serve traditional christmas dinner. st. anthony's serve thousands of meals a day, one fifth of those seeking assistance are military veterans. donations can be dropped op off at its dining room. >> you have a few hours to make sure that kids get a toy for christmas. east palo alto police department is asking for last minute donations to help with its 14th annual toy drive. department provides more than 1500 toys to families every year but they have come up short so far this year. bring donations to east palo alto city hall until 9:00 this morning, the toys are being handed out an hour from then at 10:00 a.m. for more information on that, go to abc7news.com and click on see it on tv. >> let's hope the khuintd comes through for that one but will have to brave weather to do it. >> h
student sees some big gains in the classroom. >> next on education alert, educators have added to the curriculum. >>> it's fairly quiet across the nation except when you get out in the west. we also have some accu weather coming our way. details are coming up. >>> good morning on this chilly sunday. things are improving now as we head through the rest of your weekend. much less wind and much more sunshine as well. now let's take a look at the radar across the nation as people are still very busy traveling for their holiday destination. we have lake effect snow affecting parts of upstate new york. that's going to cause some slowdowns. then mainly car across the east coast. great news for travellers as well including heading into pittsburgh, columbia an even florida. we've got showers in the deep south. that could cause problems around new orleans. then the problems will be out in the west with rain along the coast. anywhere from washington state down into the mountains in california and also in the rockies. those areas could be delays as people are trying to travel throughout th
a foundation that helps troops returning home ret pay for education costs. >> the focus really is on the the men and women, the veterans and the spouses that we provide it's scholarships for and it's about futures men and their futures much more what so than about what happened in the past. marie's >> reporter: but marie's journey also also contains a second love story. she's now remarried to joe shenten, a chicago businessman.ssman. tell me about joe. >> tell >> he is probably the best he i surprise in my life so far. i didn't think that -- i wasn't n't looking to be in another relationship.nk i didn't think that i would ever w find someone like him. and and he is able to embrace all of these things my past my life my l pat and to love all of them and th to love me just for who i am. it's and it's been this great gift t that he's given me. >> reporter: i walked in here i today and joe is wearing a pat and tilman hat. a he still plays a large role in >> your new lives. >> he does. >> >> reporter: and everyone's c comfortable with that? that. >> yeah it's
, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> welcome back. now, a look at the morning road conditions. snow-covered highways in the upper midwest and great lakes. wet commute in the south from the carolinas to the gulf coast. and also, very slick in the pacific northwest. >> now, if you're flying, good luck. there are airport delays possible in minneapolis, chicago, detroit, houston, new orleans, atlanta, and we can't leave out san francisco. >>> in other news, hundreds of russian children with a chance for a new life in the united states are now hanging in the balance. russian president vladimir putin says he will sign a bill barring americans from adopting russian children. and that would block many perspective parents who already met the orphans they plan to bring home. kayla anderson, now 21 years old, was the first baby from moscow to be adopted by an american family. >> it makes me feel so good that i have a family here, versus if i was over there, i
is educate yourself go. with a partner, at this point the center saying that the danger is considerable, and tree lined and below, especially on steep slopes facing to the north, and to the east and in other areas there is a moderate ranger of avalanches. live in truckee, abc 7 news. >> john, thank you very much. >> rainfall totals from storms. sandhya? >> looking at live doppler 7 we're seeing isolated showers at this hour, just southeast, you can see light returns here. heading down towards hills, still a pop up shower showing up, rainfall in last 12 hours, san francisco more than an inch. 63 in santa rosa. towards east bay, oakland close to an inch there. san jose, 61/100ths6 rain. you're going get a chance to dry out. break is coming up but another storm will be returning. i'll let you know timing of the storm and a look at your new year's eve forecast coming up. >> days of rain taking a toll on hill slides. this tree came down in burlingame neighborhood, a video sent to you reports blocked roads. and here is one being taken down in berkly. after part of it fell across some phone li
on educational programs. >> we have taken this approach but it comes at a cost. state cost. when you talk about loss of supporting programs for music, arts. >> reporter: parents aren't sure it is a price they want to pay. the proposal is being met with mixed reviews. >> my suggestion is no guns for everybody. >> the guns aren't the issue. it is the people having the problems. >> people with guns around our kids is not helpful and sends the wrong ideas to the kids. >> reporter: officials can't imagine how they would expand it to all 50 schools in the district. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland a's owner wants to keep the team in town for another 5 years and he sent a letter to the authority that over sees the home field, asking for a lease extension. the team is still looking for a new venue. jean quan pledged to work with the team. >>> oakland public lieraries will shut down -- libraries will shut down till january 2. books and other materials don't need to be checked in till january 4. it is due to budget cuts. >> reporter: windy and wet and it comes at a busy time. what we Ño >>> b
bureaucracy could get in the way. >> from for profit education, my money, my future, it's gone. >> reporter: to faulty foreclosures. >> for me they happen quickly. [ wrong tape ] >> that obviously was the wrong story. the city does -- has spent nearly $1 million already this year on police consultants. they hope to help the backlog of internal affairs investigations. william bratton and his security consultant group is scheduled to start in oakland next month. >> is this a one-year deal? it's a contract that they have signed with bratton
how car buyers and homeowners are going to benefit in 2013. >>> reporter: from for profit education -- >> all my money my future is gone. >> reporter: -- to faulty foreclosures. >> for me they happen pretty quickly. >> reporter: and deceptive car dealers. >> , it's an in-house financing that he have. >> reporter: the consumer problems we resolved this year have run the gamut. but next year, a series of new laws may help prevent them altogether. first up buy here pay here. used car dealer financing for low income drivers. one in four of those drivers ends up with a repossessed car. >> it's leaking oil. >> reporter: borrowers like gentry ramos complain of inflated prices, unfair payment stipulations and sub cars with no warranty. now they are required to have warranty. dealers must show proof of fair market value and they can't make buyers pay each month in person. >> i go to the class every day and today they come to the class and tell me no school today. >> reporter: she and her classmates lost everything after their for profit school promised a new career and instead delivered deb
nutrition for their newborn babies, that would experience a large cut. >> education would also take a hit. >> this would undo a lot of the good of the extra taxes carolinianstns are willing to invest. particularly special needs would have cuts as much as 10 10%. also, the meals program. >> it is not just the immediate cuts that worries the local officials. it is also the on going uncertainty that comes from the stalemate in washington, a stalemate that bay area officials fear could affect the economy just when it is starting to recover. >> we are looking guard to a better economy. this would ruin all the progress that has been made. >> it is a signal that we can't get together. that is probably the worst decisions in the future. >> the fear is the uncertainty will go on, even if there is an agreement. the cuts may come but it is the uncertainty in these times and the one for new investment to be becoming in the bay area that has local officials worrying we may just wind up sinking into the mud once again. phil matier. back to you. >> i think a lot of peel thought this staring contest woul
. >> what are they going to put it on a shopper's tas and oe person on a seye on eight-educator's desk? -- it does not make any sense. >> the nra said that there would talked to the media next week not taking any questions. grant lodes, kron 4 >> the ad are a, the nra--speag about armed police officers in every schoolwe talked with several bay area school districts. to find out if that idea is none said yes. here is how the west contra costa district responded. >> what does is save about your high school that says you have to officers on your campus. some people that it is good they feel safe. others say that that puts a stereotype for a stigma that they are believed to instinctively to be bad kids. >> pam: the west contra costa school distrct already has armed police officers at its middle and high schools. 20 of them. we're told, paying for these officers comes at a cost. the district says the money usually comes from cutting reading and math programs. in oakland. the district has armed police officers now on certain campuses that are considered high risk. but that more guns in scho
. it is money that could be spent on educational programs. >> we have taken this approach but it comes at a cost. state cost. when you talk about loss of supporting programs for music, arts. >> reporter: parents aren't sure it is a price they want to pay. the proposal is being met with mixed reviews. >> my suggestion is no guns for everybody. >> the guns aren't the issue. it is the people having the problems. >> people with guns around our kids is not helpful and sends the wrong ideas to the kids. >> reporter: officials can't imagine how they would expand it to all 50 schools in the district. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland a's owner wants to keep the team in town for another 5 years and he sent a letter to the authority that over sees the home field, asking for a lease extension. the team is still looking for a new venue. jean quan pledged to work with the team. >>> oakland public lieraries will shut down -- libraries will shut down till january 2. books and other materials don't need to be checked in till january 4. it is due to budget cuts. >> reporter: windy and wet and it comes
but california question for a waiver was reject had. they face punishments many educator say are impossible to reach certain standards. >>> we had some spinouts up in marin county and sonoma county. this was the earlier accident where there was a spin out in east washington street and highway 101 at route 12 is closed due to flooding and be aware it is causing some delays there. sunole grade in the fremont area, southbound side is looking good and metering lights are not on yet but should be going on soon, here is mark. >>> it happened just hours ago, how an early morning car crash affected thousands in the east bay. >>> it will be a busy shopping day at the mall on this day after christmas. >>> we have some passing clouds, more on live storm tracker 2 is coming up during the 6:00 hour.
some rights but underminds others. >>> now that voters have approved higher taxes for education, governor brown wants to overall the state funning and at least low income mine 40 district. crews in the north bay are looking into the cause of a midway water break. crews shut the water and closed traffic in the area and there is no word on what caused the break. >>> john mcafee is believed to be spending this christmas week in great britain. he is stating he was safe and has been hiding from authorities and he is wanted in the suspicious death of his neighbor. >>> and construction is the fastest growing industry according to the state development dent. meanwhile retail, restaurants, bars hotels and manufacturing have also seen improvements and growth is filling into cities like san francisco san mateo and marin counties. >>> let's turn to tara moriarty, because she is following an accident in the east bay, tara? >>> that's right, the rain is taking a toll on the commute and cars are so slippery they are slipping all over the place. if we take a look at our maps, we can zoom in on
or ourselves, then we're going to be held accountable. we have a program that's focused on education. it's on discipline. and when people don't meet the standard of the nfl, we're going to take action. there are consequences for that. >> what do you worry about the most? >> i worry about player health and safety. that's the number one challenge and focus. we want to keep our athletes safe and also athletes not just football or in the nfl, but every level. and efvery other sport. >> television coverage makes it attractive to watch at home rather than the stadium. is it a problem for the owners? >> it's a challenge for us. watching it in high-definition super slow-mo is a great experience. that's gotting to change. our challenge is how do we make sure that that same kind of experience happens in the stadium, so we're bringing technology into the stadium. we're working harder to making sure that the fans feel safe. they have to have a great experience. >> you wrote a famous letter which i have talked to you about before. written to your father. and you said two thing, i
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